New Delhi, Apr 14: When one says India’s foreign policy the thought goes straight to External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar. His comebacks at the West have been particularly strong following the military action that Russia launched in Ukraine.
India’s stand on the issue is that it was immediate cessation of hostilities apart from wanting Russia and Ukraine to engage in peace talks.
The West and the United have been pressurising India not to purchase Russian oil. Jaishankar has at least on two occasions explained the logic behind the move while also making it clear that for him India’s interests are above anything.
New Delhi, Aug 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up a high level group in view of the ongoing developments in Afghanistan. The high level group comprises National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar and other senior officials.
The top focus of the group would be India’s immediate priorities in Afghanistan. The immediate priority for India would be the evacuation of its nationals, many of who are still stranded in Afghansitan, which was taken over by Pakistan.
Another major priority would be to ensure that the Afghan soil is not used against India for any terror attacks. This is crucial in the backdrop of the meeting that the leaders of the Jaish-e-Mohammad had with the Taliban.
New Delhi, July 14: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi along with foreign minister, S Jaishankar and foreign secretary Harsh Shringla will several high level meetings during the Indian presidency of the UN Security Council next month.
The meetings would discuss maritime security, counter-terror and UN peace keeping operations.
New Delhi, May 30: The United States has assured India that in the view of it withdrawing from Afghanistan, the Biden Administration would keep a close watch on the Af-Pak region to ensure that security in the region does not deteriorate.
The US security team also assured visiting Indian External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar of an appropriate response if things go south in Afghanistan.
New Delhi, Apr 30: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar held a briefing with all heads of missions across the world on the ongoing crisis.
The envoys have been tasked with acquiring medical oxygen, Tocilizumab and Remdesivir.
Several officials that OneIndia spoke with that India’s gestures towards the international community to fight the pandemic in the early days has paid off. All major countries like the US, Germany, South Korea, Japan, EU, Russia and even China have been helping India at this hour of crisis.
New Delhi, Mar 30: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will today come face to face with his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi at Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.
The two leaders would be taking part in a meeting on Afghanistan. On March 30, the two ministers will be taking part in the Heart of Asia conference in Dushanbe, where the future of Afghanistan would be discussed. However there is no word of a bi-lateral during the meet.
New Delhi, Mar 20: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will come face to face with his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi at Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan later this month.
The two leaders would be taking part in a meeting on Afghanistan. On March 30, the two ministers will be taking part in the Heart of Asia conference in Dushanbe, where the future of Afghanistan would be discussed. The two leaders are likely to meet on the sidelines of this meeting.
New Delhi, Jan 29: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar clearly outlined that the only way forward for India and China is for the armies to go back to their permanent bases along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh.
On Thursday, Jaishankar outlined eight broad principles for repairing ties between India and China that included strict adherence to all agreements on management of the Line of Actual Control, mutual respect and sensitivity, and recognising each other”s aspirations as rising Asian powers.